New Academic Year Begins

Second, third and final year undergraduate students in the Department of Food Science and Technology are set to report for their new academic year beginning on 10th May 2021 to 27th August 2021. The university has spelt out  a blended mode of learning (mixed online and face-face) in line with Ministry of Health COVID-19 containment measures for the upcoming May-August, 2021 semester. The second year students have been on long holiday. On the other hand, their third and fourth year counterparts were engaged in industrial attachment across the country during the holiday period; where the… Continue reading →

Department launches telematic lectures

The launch of telematic lectures transmitted from Stellenbosch University will happen tomorrow from 1.45 pm both at Stellenbosh and in JKUAT facilitated by the PASUFONS project. Partnerships to strengthen university food and nutrition science training and research in Eastern and Southern Africa (PASUFONS) is a 42- month project, funded by the European Union, under the secretariat of the African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and ACP-EU Cooperation Programme in Higher Education (EDULINK II). The project is being implemented in Makerere University-Uganda, Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology-Kenya, and Stellenbosch University-South Africa.

Employment opportunity at PASUFONS

Partnerships to strengthen university food and nutrition science training and research in Eastern and Southern Africa (PASUFONS) is a 42- month project, funded by the European Union, under the secretariat of the African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and ACP-EU Cooperation Programme in Higher Education (EDULINK II). The project is being implemented in Makerere University-Uganda, Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology-Kenya, and Stellenbosch University-South Africa. PASUFONS is currently seeking dynamic qualified individual to fill the following position, as part of its team. Position:                     Part time project assistant Reports to:                 Project… Continue reading →

Department holds a successful PhD curriculum review

The Department of Food Science and Technology held a one day workshop to review the PhD  Food Science and Nutrition curriculum. The event was graced by the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Dr David Mburu, who requested the stakeholders to strengthen the partnerships with the department to foster quality of the programme. The workshop was attended by the food science, technology, nutrition and hospitality sectors across the country, current and prospective students as well as staff from the department. The stakeholders aired their views on what the industry requires and the comments were carefully discussed and considered for… Continue reading →

Stakeholders review of the PhD programme in Food Science and Nutrition

The Department of Food Science and Technology at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has embarked on a process to review its PhD programme in Food Science and Nutrition by Course work, Research and Thesis. This is a 3 year programme in which the student is required to undertake a one year course work and there after conduct research and write a thesis. There are two brief questionnaires which you may respond by clicking on the link and submit upon completion. Questionnaire for prospective and current students in the programme Questionnaire for other stakeholders… Continue reading →